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Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Sea Transport Professionals and Associates

Course Introduction:

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Sea Transport Professionals and Associates aims to equip Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (“PMETs”) and Rank-and-File workers (“RnF”) with relevant skillsets to take on Sea Transport related job roles in the area of Port Operations and Services, Shipping, and Maritime Services.

The target beneficiaries are Singapore Citizens (SCs) or Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) who are:

(a) Mid-career individuals who are seeking to acquire new skills in, or switch careers and take on Sea Transport related job roles

(b) Employees currently employed in the Sea Transport sector who are at risk of redundancy and seeking to acquire new skills for new/expanded role

(c) Employees currently employed in the Sea Transport sector identified to undergo reskilling to ensure their relevance with the transforming landscape

 


Course Duration and Training Mode:

 Course Duration: 

  • PMETs – up to 6 months
  • Associates – 3 months

Training Mode :  

PMETs

  1. New Hires – 6 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 core module + 2 elective modules) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector.
  2. Redeployment – 6 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 elective module) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector.
  3. Job Redesign (JR) Reskilling – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 elective module) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector. 

Associates

  1. New Hires – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 core module) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector.
  2. Redeployment – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 elective module) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector.
  3. Job Redesign (JR) Reskilling – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (1 elective module) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the sea transport sector. 

Venue:

  • Facilitated classroom training (Face-to-Face (F2F) or Online Synchronous) - Singapore Polytechnic
  • On-the-Job Training (OJT) - participating company

 


Course Outline:

 List of Core Modules

  • 2-day Shipping Industry Knowledge conducted by SP

List of Elective Modules

  • Elective modules can be either courses offered by SP, MPA-approved training under Maritime Cluster Fund or courses accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

  • Depending on trainee position.

Please click here for module synopsis and duration for SP modules


Suitable For:

For Individuals:

The Programme is open to all company-sponsored applicants (SCs and PRs) who meet the following General Eligibility Criteria:

  • New Hires
    • Minimum 21 years old
    • Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, at least two years prior at the point of application
    • Must not be in the same job role prior to joining the PCP
    • Have no bond obligation with any organisation
    • Meet employer or course-specific selection criteria, where applicable
    • Newly hired within the last 3 months, and nominated by an eligible company prior to enrolment into the programme
  • Redeployment
    • Have to be at risk of redundancy and to take on a new role in the company
    • Existing Full-Time employee with at least 1 year contract remaining at point of enrolment
  • Job Redesign (JR) Reskilling
    • Has an expanded role in the company
    • Existing Full-Time employee with at least 1 year contract remaining at point of enrolment

For Participating Companies:

  • Be registered or incorporated in Singapore
  • Ensure that new hires cannot be:
    • A shareholder of the PCP company, or its related companies;
    • Related to the owner(s) of the PCP company; and
    • Immediate ex-staff of PCP company or its related companies;
  • Must offer the new hire a job and issue a valid permanent employment contract; full-time contract employment must be at least 12 months
  • Conversions can be inter-sectoral or intra-sectoral1
  • Must be able to provide structured OJT training for the candidate.
  • To justify the need for Redeployment and/or Job Redesign Reskilling, company must provide details of their transformation plans in their application2, details on the job creation/redesign and/or job enhancement (i.e. current job scope vs new/enhanced job scope)

1Inter-sectoral refers to a new job in a different sector, intra-sectoral refers to a different job in the same sector

2All applications would be evaluated on a case-by-case basis


Minimum Entry Requirements:

Possess at least a NITEC/Higher NITEC/Diploma/Degree from any discipline.


Past/Current Participating Companies:

Participating Companies (Past and Present)

  • Apex Ship Management Pte Ltd
  • Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd
  • FueLNG Pte Ltd
  • PACC Ship Managers Pte Ltd
  • PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd
  • Pacific Carriers Limited
  • PaxOcean Engineering Pte Ltd

Award / Certification / Accreditation

An e-Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate.

S/N Module Title Duration (Hrs) Full Course Fee Nett Course Fee after Standard rate subsidy (70%) Nett Course Fee after Enhanced rate subsidy (90%)
1 Basic Tanker Training – Oil, Chemical and Liquefied Gas Tankers  75 hours $1,200 $360 $120
2 LNG Bunkering Course (Management and Operational Level) 32 hours $1,800 $540 $180
3 LNG Bunkering Course (Support and Emergency Level)  16 hours $1,000 $300 $100
4 Shipping Industry Knowledge 14 hours $700 $210 $70
5 Maritime Superintendent & Shipping Landscape 45 hours $868.50 $260.55 $86.85
6 Fleet and Technical Management 45 hours $868.50 $260.55 $86.85
7 Maritime Regulations & Conventions 45 hours $868.50 $260.55 $86.85
8 Maritime Legal & Financial Management 45 hours $868.50 $260.55 $86.85
9 Health, Safety, Security, Environmental & Quality Management 45 hours $868.50 $260.55 $86.85
10 Effective Maritime Communications Course 16 hours $890 $267 $89
11 Marine Crisis Management & Emergency Response Course 16 hours $890 $267 $89
12 Management, Energy Efficient Operation of Ship Course 16 hours $890 $267 $89
13 Maritime Risk Management and Incident Investigation Course 16 hours $890 $267 $89
14 Electrical Electronic and Control Engineering 16 hours $890 $267 $89
15 Propulsion Plant & Machinery 16 hours $890 $267 $89
16 Classification, Legislation on Pollution Prevention 16 hours $890 $267 $89
17 Maritime Operations 16 hours $890 $267 $89
18 Maritime Logistics Course 16 hours $890 $267 $89
19 Dry Docking Management 60 hours $1158 $347.40 $115.80
20 Navigation Auditor Course 16 hours $1,800 $540 $180
21 Maritime Cybersecurity (Basic) Training Programme 8 hours $280 $84 $28
22 Robotics Process Automation 10 hours $320 $96 $32
23 Fundamentals of Cyber Security 8 hours $350 $105 $35
24 Essential Statistical Analysis 8 hours $350 $105 $35
25 Fundamental Data Analysis using Excel 16 hours $370 $111 $37
26 Cyber Security for Non-IT Professionals 16 hours $420 $126 $42
27 Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis and Visualization 16 hours $480 $144 $48
28 Visual Analytics using Power BI 14 hours $600 $180 $60

* SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding and Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Click here for more details

Funding Incentives

Participating companies will be supported with course fee and salary support as follows:

New Hires (Employed between September 2020 and March 2022)
 Course Fee Grant (Standard Rates)Course Fee Grant (Enhanced Rates)Salary Support (Standard Rates)Salary Support (Enhanced Rates)
Rank-and-File (RnF) Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy35% (capped at $1,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 12 Months45% (capped at $1,500) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 12 Months
Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy35% (capped at $2,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 12 Months45% (capped at $3,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 12 Months

*LTU: Long-Term Unemployed - Being unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more

New Hires from 1 April 2022 Onwards and Existing Staff
Course Fee Grant (Standard Rates)Course Fee Grant (Enhanced Rates)Salary Support (Standard Rates)Salary Support (Enhanced Rates)
Rank-and-File (RnF) Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy70% (capped at $2,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 6 Months 90% (capped at $3,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 6 Months 
Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy70% (capped at $4,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 6 Months 90% (capped at $6,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 6 Months 

*LTU: Long-Term Unemployed - Being unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more

SkillsFuture Eligible Credit - For more information please click on the link below:
https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/sfec

Jobs Growth Incentive - For more information please click on the link below:
https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/Schemes/Businesses/Jobs-Growth-Incentive--JGI-/

The Salary Support will commensurate with their academic qualifications and working experience. Companies are not eligible to submit Absentee Payroll claims on behalf of trainees who are in the programme.

Terms and conditions apply for the funding support.

   

For companies who are keen to sign up.

PCP Register

Individuals who are interested to join this programme can submit their CVs at this link.

Only candidates who are shortlisted by SP and hosting companies will be notified to attend interviews. Successful candidates employed by the hosting companies will be placed under the programme.


Payment Mode

a) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number.

b) For payment via Telegraphic Transfer, details will be provided in the invoice to companies.
 
Terms and Conditions